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Cyber Security Architect - W2 or 1099 - In person

MSys Inc
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
April 15, 2019


Title: Cyber Security Architect - W2 or 1099 - In person Interview

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Length: Long term

Employment Type: W2 or 1099 Only


W2 or 1099 Only - No c2c *** F2F Interview - reasonable expenses will be paid for F2F Interview Very long term project; initial PO till 9/30/2019 with multi year extensions ***

Develop enterprise security reference architecture for the district

Work closely with cross-functional teams and provide final review of all designs

Understand current as well as emerging security threats. identify security architecture capabilities and design security architecture patterns to mitigate threats

Performing internal product and services security reviews and recommend changes or enhancements for identified security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures.

Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats, including specifying requirements and design for security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.

Develop and maintain security standards including, but not limited to, network infrastructure, wireless and mobile infrastructure, operating systems, databases, applications, and emerging technologies

Assess emerging technologies against security architecture to determine where they fill gaps, overlap with existing solutions or extend capabilities

Serve as information security subject matter expert; provide advisory and consulting services as needed

Aligning security standards, frameworks and policies with overall business and technology strategy.

Performing detailed security reviews of third party vendors and services providers

Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan

Required Skills:

16+ yrs experience

BS degree or additional 4 years experience

16+ yrs building an IT system roadmap

5 years of Mastery level understanding of Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP) to support an enterprise environment

5 years of Experience in a role supporting, IT security, compliance, risk management and privacy, to include control selection

5 years of Significant knowledge of Application Security, Web Application, Information Security, Databases, Coding practice, and IT Infrastructure design

7 years of Experience with either CheckPoint, Cisco or Palo Alto Firewalls is a MUST

7 years of Experience with technology implementation/integration of perimeter tools: DDOS, Firewall, IPS/IDS, VPN, Threat Emulation is a MUST

5 years of Experience with technology implementation/integration of endpoint tools: Vul Scanning, Endpoint Mangmt, Full Disk Encryption